Madelyn Daley
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April 2019 Archives

What happens if I am caught with an illegal firearm?

The issue of gun control remains a hot topic in the United States due to the thousands of firearm deaths that occur each year. In Illinois, only people who have a Firearm Owner's Identification card are permitted to own a firearm. To carry a concealed firearm, you must be granted an additional license to do so. State police will issue you a license if you are at least 21 years of age and have passed the requisite training course.

The repercussions of a DUI for commercial drivers

If you are a professional driver with a commercial driver's license, you understand how important this license is to your career. Without your license, you will not be able to drive certain types of vehicles, which could compromise your ability to earn a living in this way. It is critical to protect your CDL, particularly when facing DUI charges.

An effective criminal defense can lead to dropped charges

It is natural for someone who has been charged with a crime in Illinois to be worried about what their future holds. In many cases, a criminal conviction can lead to significant jail time, thousands of dollars in fines and long-term consequences that could impact your life long after you've served your time.

Man charged with drunk driving and reckless homicide

Drunk driving is always a serious offense, but it can become even more serious if it leads to a loss of life. If a drunk driver causes an accident that kills one or more people, the driver may face charges reckless homicide while driving under the influence. In Illinois, an aggravated DUI with multiple deaths is classified as a Class 2 felony and could result in 6-28 years in prison and up to $25,000. Drivers facing these serious charges often benefit from a solid DUI defense strategy.

Bill may allow concealment of criminal history on college apps

Often, we will hear about the legal consequences that a person could face if they are convicted of a crime. The potential consequences of a criminal conviction make a strong criminal defense strategy necessary, no matter how seemingly minor the charges are.

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